But boredom, defensively subtitled A Lively History, is in fact a spirited, no-nonsense guide to a surprisingly contentious topic.
Mr. Hart replied artlessly that if she was in pain, “She was just suffering from the boredom of the second act.”
Faith may bolster the ascetic, but boredom wears him down—grime and solitude breed apathy.
boredom is both a motivation for Dyer and a frequent subject.
The tests being done by the Mars500 crew, some designed to measure the effects of boredom and isolation, also help ward it off.
But are they not also, to a great extent, frightened of themselves and running away from boredom?
"I've heard it all before," Rat said, with a note of boredom in his reedy voice.
That unoccupied future, with the boredom of approaching old age, was a very nightmare to him.
boredom had settled heavily over his outlook on the operation.
He fled from the boredom of his home in Valenciennes, yet he died longing to return.